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  • A woman walks, bandaged and wearing a blanket given by emergency services, following the partial collapse of the ceiling at the Apollo Theatre during a performance at the height of the Christmas season, Shaftesbury Avenue, central London, Dec. 19, 2013.
  • Emergency services look at the roof of the Apollo Theatre after part of the ceiling collapsed, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, Dec. 19, 2013.
  • A bandaged man comforts a woman after part of the ceiling collapsed at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, Dec. 19, 2013.
  • A man wraps himself in an emergency foil blanket provided by rescue services after part of the ceiling collapsed during a performance at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, Dec. 19, 2013.
  • A woman lies on a stretcher surrounded by rescue workers, awaiting evacuation after part of the ceiling collapsed during a performance at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, Dec. 19, 2013.
  • A woman receives medical attention after part of the ceiling collapsed at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, Dec. 19, 2013.
  • People receive medical attention after part of the ceiling collapsed at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, Dec. 19, 2013.
  • An injured person is wheeled out of a theater used as a makeshift treatment center for the nearby Apollo Theatre after part of its ceiling collapsed, London, Dec. 19, 2013.
  • Emergency services use a cherry picker to look at the roof of the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue after part of the ceiling collapsed, London, Dec. 19, 2013.

London Theater Collapse

Published December 20, 2013

Investigators in London are trying to figure out why part of the ceiling of a theater collapsed mid-performance Thursday, injuring at least 88 people at a nearly sold-out show.


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